Wabash Valley College

Tel: (618)393-2982
4,512 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Wabash Valley College serves 4,512 students (12% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Wabash Valley College is the only community colleges within Wabash County, IL.
The nearest community college is Vincennes University (22.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
College Wabash Valley College (IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 49 staff 121 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,512 has declined by 6% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has grown by 62% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,512 students 3,207 students
# Full-Time Students 554 students 1,118 students
# Part-Time Students 3,958 students 2,604 students
% Asian
1%
4%
% Hispanic
1%
15%
% Black
3%
14%
% White
93%
61%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.13 0.58

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,361 is more than the state average of $8,220. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,412 is more than the state average of $10,370. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,361 $8,220
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,412 $10,370
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95% 83%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District #529 (IECC) is located in a 3,000 square-mile area of southeastern Illinois near the Illinois-Indiana border. The multi-college District includes Frontier Community College at Fairfield, Lincoln Trail College at Robinson, Olney Central College at Olney, and Wabash Valley College at Mt. Carmel. The first three colleges combined in 1969 to form what is now known as the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District 529. The first three colleges combined in 1969 to form what is now known as the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District 529. A referendum authorizing construction of facilities at the first three sites was approved by a 4.5 to 1 margin later that year. Since its founding, the District has grown from an enrollment of a few hundred students to more than 25,000 per year. Approximately three-quarters of these students are enrolled part-time, in 12 credit hours or less. Wabash Valley College offers degrees and certificate in Administrative Information Tech (AIT), Administrative Information Tech (AIT), Agriculture Technology
  • Business (AGB), Agriculture Technology
  • Production (AGP), Agriculture Technology
  • Professional Ag Applicator (AGB), Basic Nurse Assistant Training Progr (BAID), Coal Mining Maintenance I (CMM1), Coal Mining Maintenance II (CMM2), Coal Mining Technology (CMT), Coal Mining Technology Prod. Mgmt. (CMT), Corrections - Parole Officer (CORPO), Corrections - Youth Supervisor (CORYS), Diesel Equipment Technology (DIESL), Early Childhood Education (ECD), Electronics Technology (ELECT), Industrial Studies (INDS), Industrial Studies (INDS), Legal Secretary (LEGL), Machine Shop Technology (MAC), Advanced Manufacturing (ADVMANUF), Marketing Business Management (MARKT), Nursing (NUR), Paraprofessional Educator (EDU), Psychiatric Rehabilitation Certificate (PSYRH), Radio/Television Broadcasting (RADIO), Sales (SALES), Social Services Specialist (SSS), Truck Driving (TRK), Turf and Landscape Design (AGB) and Web Design Certificate (INFO). The District is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools).

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 17,258 students | 22.60 Mi1002 N First St
    Vincennes IN 47591
    (812)888-8888
    22.6017,258
  • 1,398 students | 27.30 Mi305 N West Street
    Olney IL 62450
    (618)393-2982
    27.301,398
  • 5,839 students | 31.00 Mi3501 First Ave
    Evansville IN 47710
    (812)426-2865
    31.005,839
  • 2,218 students | 33.30 MiFrontier Drive
    Fairfield IL 62837
    (618)393-2982
    33.302,218
  • 233 students | 33.80 Mi4601 Theatre Dr
    Evansville IN 47715
    (812)476-6000
    33.80233
Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,269 per year for in-state students and $9,320 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,534 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Chicago. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.